Incident Diamond DA42 Twin Star F-GYYM, Wednesday 11 January 2012
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Date:Wednesday 11 January 2012
Type:Silhouette image of generic DA42 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Diamond DA42 Twin Star
Registration: F-GYYM
MSN: 42.019
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Pau-Uzein Airport (PUF/LFBP) -   France
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Pau-Uzein Airport (PUF/LFBP)
Destination airport:Muret-Lherm Airport (LFBR)
Investigating agency: BEA
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
In October 2009, October 2010 and eleven times from September 2011 to September 2012, low pressure fuel pump failures occurred on aircraft equipped with Thielert TAE 125-02-99 engines. These failures, while having different failure modes, all resulted in the loss of pump drive. The engine then stopped due to lack of fuel supply.
 Event #9:
The student took off with an instructor and examiner for the test flight for the IR-ME rating. Shortly after rotation, the left engine power suddenly dropped from 100% to 5%. The instructor in the right seat took over the controls and landed in the opposite direction.


Revision history:

10-Oct-2022 18:52 harro Added
10-Oct-2022 18:52 harro Updated [Location]

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